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Commencement Events Reminder

From Barbara Preston:

Nursing Pinning Ceremony:
The Nursing Pinning Ceremony will be held from 1–2 p.m., Friday, May 10, in the Redfern Arts Center Recital Hall. The Nursing Pinning Ceremony recognizes graduates of the nursing program (pre-licensure and RN-BS completion). Nursing graduates and their families are invited to participate.

Spring Honors Convocation:
Occurs Friday, May 10, (academic regalia is required) beginning at 4 p.m. in the Recreation Center at Spaulding Gym. The Convocation recognizes excellence in student scholarship and leadership, the recipients of Academic Honors (students graduating with a GPA of 3.5 – 4.0), the Leo F. Redfern Outstanding Citizen and other academic honorees. Approximately 221 students and their families will be attending the ceremony. Faculty and staff participating should be at the Recreation Center by 3:15 p.m. to line up.

Commencement Ceremony:
Takes place Saturday May 11 on Fiske Quad. The procession of the graduates begins from Spaulding Gym at 12:15 p.m. and the ceremony begins at 1 p.m., lasting approximately 2 ½ hours. The President’s Reception begins directly after the ceremony at the Zorn Dining Commons.

We encourage all traveling to campus for the Commencement Ceremony to carpool if possible. Staff participating in the Commencement Ceremony have been sent a Parking Permit via campus mail. Faculty and staff may park in the lot behind Elliot Hall (Wyman Way); this lot will be open to faculty and staff until noon, and then it will open to the public. You may also park in the lot behind Carroll House/Historical Society (Main Street); this lot will be also be open to faculty and staff until noon and then open to the public. Up until noon, Campus Safety and Keene Police will allow only cars with a parking pass to park in Faculty/Staff lots; therefore, it is important that you use your pass. Late arrivals will be directed to the next available lot. Please remember your office key, because Campus Safety will not be available to assist you during this very busy morning.

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